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Ruby Tiger
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2064 / 72.024
Photo © Matthew Casey,  Costessey Oct 2012

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-19mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Adults seen from April to June and July to September. Reddish-brown gradual variation in colour.
Occasionally they fly in sunshine.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/01/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/11/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
15/10/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
22/09/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
22/09/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
Further info: Phragmatobia fuliginosa
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